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1000 Tin Toys

Kitahara, Teruhisa; Shimizu Yukio

Published by Taschen, Köln, 1996
ISBN 10: 3822888567 / ISBN 13: 9783822888568
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Title: 1000 Tin Toys

Publisher: Taschen, Köln

Publication Date: 1996

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good

Edition: First American edition.


Color photographs of 20th century tin toys ( including a section on robots and space toys) with a brief description. Color photographic front cover. Some fading and creasing to spine. Some creasing to bottom corner of front cover. Some wear to edges of covers. 8vo, 701pgs. Nicely photographed. Bookseller Inventory # 1509

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Synopsis: The toys featured in this book are the finest held in the collection of Teruhisa Kitahara which is now housed at Yokohama's Tin Toy Museum, of which Kitahara is the curator. The toys include a steam locomotive from the 1800s to a battery-operated robot of the 1950s.

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